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Edna Pauline Knutson: Loris

1935 – 2019

     Edna Pauline Knutson of Loris died Sunday, June 30, in Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach. She was 83.

     Born August 22, 1935 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Buren Stevens and Janie Evelyn Russ Stevens and the widow of James Leroy Knutson.

     She is survived by one daughter, Susie Davis of Loris; two sons, Leroy Knutson and Larry Knutson and wife Charlene “Boobe” of Loris; a brother, Douglas Stevens of Loris; five grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son in law Donald Davis; three sisters, Judy Small, Lucille Hardee, and Lana Goude; two brothers, Clyde Stevens and Clayton Stevens; and a grandson, Chris Davis.

     Her children remembered their mother:

     “Our mama loved flowers. She loved the Lord and everyone, especially her children and grandchildren. She was the glue that held the family together and was loved by all. She was a lifetime member of Grace Baptist Church in Loris.”

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, Tabor City, burial following in Stevens Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.